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25th Annual Pioneer Day

November 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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2016 Pioneer Day

25th Pionneer Day Logo

Help us celebratethe 25th Annual Pioneer Day this year by joining in on the festivities. This year we will be hosting TWO fun filled days! Mark your calendars November 11th and November 12th from 10:00AM to 4:00PM!!

OCHS Lanier House


November 11, 2016 & November 12, 2016


10:00AM to 4:00PM (Both Days)


Pioneer Village LogoPioneer Village at Shingle Creek

2491 Babb Rd., Kissimmee, FL 34746


Take a Tour

Come experience the Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek! Take a tour through each of the historic buildings and hear the story behind them. Our docents will be dressed the part and are eager to share the history of Osceola County.

OCHS - Deaf Talk


This year we partnered with Deaf Talk LLC to provide interpretive services. We will have tours available on Friday and Saturday in American Sign Language at 12:00PM & 1:00PM.

See a Preview of Pioneer Days

Enjoy Live Music

We are excited to announce that Slickwood will be preforming on both days.


Scheduled Times: (Friday and Saturday)

11:00AM - 11:45AM

12:15PM - 1:00PM

1:30PM - 2:15PM

2:30PM - 3:00PM


Dance Central Performance

Enjoy live performances from Dance Centrals dancers throughout the event on Friday and Saturday.

Dance Central - Pioneer Day

Scheduled Times: Friday 

2:00 PM - 2:30PM

3:00PM - 3:30PM

Scheduled Times: Saturday 

10:30AM - 11:00AM

11:45AM - 12:15AM

Paddle for FREE

The Paddling Center at Shingle Creek is offering free canoe rides during Pioneer Days. Please visit the OCHS - paddling center Paddling Center at Shingle Creek booth for more information.


Kids Zone

Bring the little ones to experience a taste of history. In the Kids Zone, children will be able to listen to stories at 11:30AM and 1:30PM, perform “chores” around the house and enjoy fun crafts!

Pioneer Day Art, Crafts & Market (Saturday Only)

Purchase unique art, crafts, and food products from talented Florida residents.  Great options for seasonal and holiday gifts!  Delicious homemade baked goods for sale too! There’s something for everybody at the Pioneer Day Art, Crafts & Market!    

For more information on signing up to be a Pioneer Days Market Exhibitor please email  info@narcoosseehistory.org *Non-refundable fees do apply. 

 * Click here to register online!

How did the pioneers do it?

Learn firsthand how the pioneers survived with live demonstrations from some of our local artists. Here is a list of what you can expect to find at Pioneer Day:Pioneer Day

  • Cow Hunter at the Cow Camp
  • Seminole Family at the Seminole Camp
  • Soap Maker in the Tyson House
  • Black Smith at the Blacksmith Shop
  • Meet Mrs. Cadman in the Cadman Complex
  • and much more....

**All demonstrations are subject to change**

Enjoy a footlong hotdog or delicious BBQ

OCHS- southern breeze

ochs - Big John's Rockin BBQ

Become a volunteer!

We have several volunteer slots available. Click here to sign up to be a volunteer.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

This year, and only this year, you will have the opportunity to sponsor Pioneer Day for TWO days at the price of one day!!

For more information please email rachel@osceolahistory.org


We hope to see you there!!

Special Thanks to our Sponsors!

Experience Kissimmee





Gold Sponsors:

Osceola News Gazette LogoMedieval Times LogoOCHS - too




Silver Sponsors:

Pioneer Day_goodwin-realty-associates-incPioneer Day - Wild Willys AirboatsOCHS - KCG Logo

OCHS - gray robinson

OCHS - JR Davis OCHS - ambetter


Annual Sponsors:

KUA - ochs United Arts Logo

ochs - gatorland

OCHS - county logoOCHS - al MarahOCHS - city of kissimmee


November 11, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Pioneer Village At Shingle Creek
2491 Babb Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746 United States
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